Patrick Blomenkemperjoined in Aug 20, 2019
PhD student at Institute of Geology and Palaeontology – Palaeobotany, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.
Blomenkemper has 1 break published.
A message in a bottle dating 250 million years ago
The phenomenon of plant groups originating in the tropics was observed by botanist George Ledyard Stebbins in 1973. He hypothesized that ecosystems in equatorial regions serve as "evolutionary cradles" that spawn new lineages at higher rates compared to ecosystems at higher latitudes. Especially those demanding... click to read more